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    29 Playlists To Listen To When Everything Sucks

    Whether you need to calm down, cheer up, or let it all out, there's a mix that will make it all feel OK.

    Note: All playlists are from Spotify or 8tracks, so you can listen onsite or take them on-the-go with the corresponding app.

    1. This calming mix that comes with a guided anxiety relief exercise:


    1. The Wolves (Act I and II) β€” Bon Iver

    2. Don't Panic β€” Coldplay

    3. The Great Dictator Speech β€” Charlie Chaplin

    4. Safe β€” M83

    5. Two Ativan β€” Florist

    Find the playlist and instructions here.

    2. This motivational mix for getting better:


    1. Fight Song β€” Rachel Platten

    2. I Wanna Get Better β€” Bleachers

    3. Classic β€” MKTO

    4. One Foot β€” fun.

    5. Beautiful Soul β€” Jesse McCartney

    Check out the full mix here.

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    4. This playlist for when you're fed up and want to let it all out:


    1. The Sticks β€” Mother Mother

    2. Future Starts Slow β€” The Kills

    3. Retirement β€” Kaiser Chiefs

    4. Nugget β€” Cake

    5. Gasoline β€” Halsey

    Check out the whole playlist here.

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    6. This mix that will lull your anxious mind to sleep:


    1. Lover's Artic β€” Arms and Sleepers

    2. Doc's Song β€” Rostam Batmanglij

    3. EssM Theme β€” Jon Brion

    4. Yumeji's Theme β€” Shigeru Umebayashi

    5. Cinemas For Marseille β€” Arms and Sleepers

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    8. This fun pick-me-up:


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    9. This mix that will warm you up and quiet your thoughts:


    1. Arrival In Nara β€” Alt-J

    2. Marvin's Room (Drake Cover) β€” Sir Sly

    3. Pawn Shop Blues β€” Lana Del Ray

    4. No Diggity (Blackstreet Cover) β€” Alice Jemima

    5. Baby β€” Warpaint

    Check out the whole playlist here.

    10. This mix of covers of all your favorite songs as comforting AF lullabies:


    1. I Will Follow You Into the Dark β€” Death Cab for Cutie

    2. The A Team β€” Ed Sheeran

    3. Fix You β€” Coldplay

    4. Carry On, Wayward Son β€” Kansas

    5. Under The Bridge β€” Red Hot Chili Pepper

    Listen to the whole playlist here.

    Listen to the whole mix here.

    12. This mix that basically can't fail to make you feel better:


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    13. This dreamy electronic mix to tune out to:


    1. Unknown (feat. Vanessa Elisha) β€” xxyyxx

    2. Lost in Tokyo β€” Koreless

    3. Tried To β€” Tapes

    4. One Day They'll Know (ODESZA Remix) β€” Pretty Lights

    5. Real β€” Years & Years

    Check out the full playlist here.

    14. This mix of layered dual-headphone songs that will transport you to another plane:


    1. One Way Or Another Vocals β€” One Direction

    2. This Is Gospel (Piano Version) β€” Panic! At The Disco

    3. You β€” The 1975

    4. Torn (Empty Arena Audio Effect) – One Direction

    5. Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High? (Layered) β€” Arctic Monkeys

    Check out the full playlist here.

    15. This soul playlist that will have you feelin' good in no time:


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    16. This mix for when you want to wallow in your feels for a bit:


    1. Sometime Around Midnight β€” The Airborne Toxic Event

    2. Stubborn Love β€” The Lumineers

    3. Give Me Love β€” Ed Sheeran

    4. Landfill β€” Daughter

    5. Fools β€” Lauren Aquilina

    Check out the full playlist here.

    17. This mix for giving you hope:


    1. HoppΓ­polla β€” Sigur RΓ³s

    2. Trains β€” Porcupine Trees

    3. Comforting Sounds β€” Mew

    4. ViΓ°rar Vel Til LoftΓ‘rΓ‘sa

    5. Acropolis β€” Jazzkamikaze

    Listen to the full playlist here.

    18. This mix for when you just want the world to fuck off:


    1. Queen Of The World β€” Ida Maria

    2. E.V.O.L β€” Marina and the Diamonds

    3. Bad Day β€” Darwin Deez

    4. Fucking β€” Yournalist

    5. Bad Karma β€” Ida Maria

    Check out the full mix here.

    19. This mix for when you need a good cry:

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    20. This mix that will help you smile, even when you feel like you can't:


    1. Africa – Toto

    2. Bring Night – Sia

    3. Buddy Holly – Weezer

    4. Come On Eileen – Save Ferris

    5. Dancing With Myself – The Donnas

    Check out the full playlist here.

    21. This two-part mix that will calm you down, then pump you up:


    1. Bach's Sonata No. 1 In G Minor, Bwv 1001 Ii. Fuga Allegro β€” Chris Thile

    2. No One But You β€” Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile

    3. Ooh Child β€” Beth Orton

    4. Out of the Woods β€” Nickel Creek

    5. Some Other Time β€” Bill Evans

    Check out the full playlist here.

    Listen to the full mix here.

    23. This ethereal mix to help you escape this planet for a little bit:


    1. Cosmic Love (Instrumental) β€” Florence + The Machine

    2. Breathe Me (Instrumental) β€” Sia

    3. Ride (Instrumental) β€” Lana Del Rey

    4. Aurora In Faerieland β€” James Newton Howard

    5. Feast of Starlight β€” Howard Shore

    Check out the full playlist here.

    24. This mixtape of sad songs that are somehow calming AF:


    1. Be Calm β€” fun.

    2. That’s Okay β€” The Hush Sound

    3. Little Talks β€” Of Monsters And Men

    4. Everything Is Alright β€” Motion City Soundtrack

    5. Round Here β€” Counting Crows

    Check out the full playlist here.

    25. This mix of feel-good rap and hip hop that will keep you chill:


    1. Big Bank Dank β€” Olu

    2. Dreamers β€” Marvin Divine

    3. Girlfriend β€” Tayyib Ali

    4. End of the Road β€” Nick Luebke

    5. Wrong (feat. Spodee) β€” B.o.B

    Listen to the whole playlist here.

    Listen to the full mix here.

    27. This inspiring mix that will make you feel like you can keep it together:


    1. Afterlife β€” Ingrid Michaelson

    2. Believer β€” American Authors

    3. Sweet Serendipity β€” Lee DeWyze

    4. King β€” Lauren Aquilina

    5. The Middle β€” Jimmy Eat World

    Check out the full playlist here.

    28. This mix that will help you forget all your problems:


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    29. This calm but uplifting mix to remind you that you'll be OK:


    1. House by the Sea β€” Moddi

    2. How Do You Feel Today? β€” Gabrielle Aplin

    3. Oxford Comma β€” Vampire Weekend

    4. The Only Place β€” Best Coast

    5. I'll Follow You Into The Dark (Cover) β€” Gavin Mikhail

    Listen to the whole playlist here.